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PNS Daily Newscast - June 22, 2018 


GOP leadership puts its efforts to fix immigration on hold. Also on the Friday rundown: Florida students take their gun control message to the Midwest; and a call for renewal of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

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Public News Service - WI: Public Lands/Wilderness

MADISON, Wis. - Protecting the valuable natural resources in Wisconsin is the goal of a series of listening posts being held across the state. The Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters is asking citizens what they think lawmakers need to do when it comes to the state's natural resources. Central

MADISON, Wis. - It's report card time, not just for school children, but also for lawmakers in Wisconsin on dealing with conservation issues. The Conservation Scorecard report, released by the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters today, carries some good grades and some challenges. The report say

MADISON, Wis. - Today the state implements new rules aimed at stopping the emerald ash borer in its tracks. Those new rules mandate that people can only bring firewood onto state managed property if it has been state-certified or is from within 25 miles away. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resour

MADISON, Wisc. - The effort to change the way Department of Natural Resources (DNR) secretaries get their job in Wisconsin is now in the hands of the full legislature. Last week, committees in both the assembly and senate passed a bill that would take the DNR appointment away from the governor and p

Madison, WI - Wisconsin needs better laws to help protect natural resources threatened by mining, according to a national conservation group. The Pew Campaign for Responsible Mining is looking to the new administration to push for federal changes in mining laws that are more than a century old. The

Madison, WI - Cleaning up the Great Lakes could be a much-needed boost - not only for the lakes, but for the regional economy. A coalition of groups hoping to restore the Great Lakes has asked Congress to spend more than $10 billion on the effort, which they say will also create jobs and provide eco

Madison, WI - Wildlife activists are suspicious after six federally protected wolves were found shot to death in Wisconsin just before the gun deer season. The Wisconsin Wildlife Federation says the shootings don't appear to be accidental. Federation Executive Director George Meyer says it is high

Madison, WI – With less than two months before the inauguration, environmental groups are gearing up to work with President-elect Obama on plans to restore and protect the Great Lakes. One strategy would be a stimulus package that provides resources to fix sewage systems in the Great Lakes reg

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